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Unemployment drops to 23.3%
Unemployment drops to 23.3%

Despite the South African economy shedding 2.2 million jobs due to the Covid-19 lockdown, unemployment in the country dropped to 23.3% in the second quarter of 2020, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has revealed...

4 hours ago

Win 1 of 10 BizListings through NSP Consultants
Win 1 of 10 BizListings through NSP Consultants

Nishi Singh, the MD of NSP Consultants, recently contacted Biz with a heartwarming offer of the purchase of 10 BizListings, as a donation to deserving SMEs...

1 day ago

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Impact of Covid-19 on B-BBEE in South Africa

The main focus for many companies in the current economic environment is to preserve cash and liquidity. Shrinking profit lines and a reduction in procurement spending will no doubt have an impact in the next broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) rating cycle, on scores under the Skills Development, Enterprise and Supplier Development and the Socio-Economic Development elements in the B-BBEE Codes in particular...

By Ashleigh Hale 1 day ago

Asset managers need to check excessive executive pay

On 17 September 2020, Sanlam announced that it had awarded newly-appointed CEO Paul Hanratty a share-based remuneration package potentially worth between R161m and R500m.

By Emma Schuster & Melody Kozah 1 day ago

Unions welcome compensation for domestic workers at last

Workers' Compensation Act to get first overhaul in 23 years...

By Justin Brown 1 day ago

5 tips to being an effective boss from home

As thousands of people still continue to work from home, a successful leadership coach has provided his top tips on how to maintain good leadership in a virtual world...

1 day ago

Opening SA borders crucial to revitalising job market

It has been reported that when South Africa went into a hard lockdown in March, it had the highest unemployment rate out of all the major economies in the world, recorded at 30.1% in Q1 2020. On the back of an expected increase in Q2 as a result of the impact of Covid-19, it is vital to find ways to boost employment opportunities in the country...

1 day ago

Why excellent customer service is an internal journey

Leonie Stanley, customer service executive, Telviva shares insight into why excellent customer service is an internal journey...

By Leonie Stanley 23 Sep 2020

The relationship between the fourth industrial revolution and leadership

One of the most profound challenges facing organisations today is that realities are constantly changing. Having to deal with disruptive challenges and global external pressures are daily realities...

By Auguste Coetzer, Issued by Pinpoint One 23 Sep 2020

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